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Is it ok to have sex at 3 weeks postpartum ?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Better to wait: The reccomendation is to wait to 6 weeks post partum to have sex.

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Is it ok to start having sex before my six-week postpartum checkup?

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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It.Is probably safe after 4 weeks, if there were no stitches in the bottom. Appropriate birth control is critical. Another pregnancy that close to a c/s can be quite dangerous.

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